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Fairport earns passenger code certification

Ft. Lauderdale-based Fairport Yacht Support has been certified in the Passenger Yacht Code (PYC). The PYC was developed so large vessels could carry more than …

Number of crew jobs increases again

YPI Crew, a recruiter of yacht crew, has released its annual compilation of yacht crew trends and statistics for 2016. Following are some key stats: Since …

Florida yacht industry watches Georgia refit tax cap

By Dorie Cox A bill to cap state sales taxes on yacht refits in Georgia has stalled in committee in the state senate, but its success in the state house has …

IGY Marinas, volunteers give back

IGY Marinas gathered more than 400 volunteers at the end of February for its annual community outreach event, Inspire Giving through You. Company employees, …

Motoryacht Limitless, a 100-foot Hargrave, catches fire, sinks

M/Y Limitless, a 100-foot Hargrave, caught fire and sank on March 6 while on charter in the British Virgin Islands. Capt. Marvin Wilson reported that he, his …

Producer of Monaco show buys Show Management

European events and publishing company Informa Exhibitions has bought Ft. Lauderdale-based Show Management, producers of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat …

Hang on: revisit safety of over-the-side yacht work

Former deckhand Matthew Carroll’s first time in a bosun’s chair, clipped on and suspended over the side of a megayacht, was scary. “I did not …

Yacht crew run, raise money in Sint Maarten

IYC Crew hosted its 5th annual Run To The Beat Fun Run for superyacht crew in Sint Maarten on Feb. 5, raising $5,500 — its most yet — for the Sint …

Sailing yacht A seized in Gibraltar

The 142.8m S/Y A, the largest private sailing yacht in the world, has been seized in Gibraltar for a 15.3 million-euro claim filed by Nobiskrug, the German …

Crew, yachts can help count sharks

By Dorie Cox Yacht crew, owners and even guests can make a difference in the diminishing shark and ray populations through a partnership with Global FinPrint …

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Special delivery: Laurel crew transport no-longer-salty dogs

Special delivery: Laurel crew transport no-longer-salty dogs

By Dorie Cox; Photos by Purser Stephanie Hodges and Second Stew Shani Davies Cleaned up and rested, 10 dogs from the Bahamas Humane …

Veteran captain Achim Fischer dies in car accident

Veteran captain Achim Fischer dies in car accident

By Dorie Cox Capt. Achim Fischer died in Antibes on Nov. 26 as a result of a car accident. He was 72. A veteran captain of 30 years, …

Through fire and flood, yacht crew of Archimedes train to go it alone

Through fire and flood, yacht crew of Archimedes train to go it alone

By Dorie Cox Up to their armpits in water and covered in soot, the crew of M/Y Archimedes immersed themselves in cold weather and …

Foreign yachts now can charter in Australia

Foreign yachts now can charter in Australia

The Australian parliament passed legislation on Thursday to allow foreign-flagged superyachts to charter in Australian …

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